Period
to 19 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 36 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 30 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.78% 3.95% 5.77%
As % of the General category 13.33% 11.54% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 33
Median daily rate £480 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% - -
10th Percentile £300 £203 £218
90th Percentile £559 £634 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £480 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +16.36% -1.79% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £18.00

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 105 260 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.38% 34.21% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 177 225
Median daily rate £475 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% +2.53%
10th Percentile £279 £254 £256
90th Percentile £596 £600 £633
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £461 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +11.14% -2.35% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 28
Median hourly rate £13.34 £14.15 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.74% -17.70% -4.49%
10th Percentile £12.06 £10.55 £11.72
90th Percentile £20.99 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.18% -5.56% -5.26%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Retail in Milton Keynes

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Retail in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Retail in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Retail.

1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (42.86%) REST
4 5 (35.71%) AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 4 (28.57%) Storage Virtualisation
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 4 (28.57%) Strategic Roadmap
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) OneDrive
6 3 (21.43%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
6 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) OneDrive
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) REST
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) OpenJDK
4 2 (14.29%) Protocol Buffers
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 2 (14.29%) Spring Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Velocity
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 4 (28.57%) Network Design
3 4 (28.57%) Storage Virtualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Strategic Roadmap
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Information Management
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Black Duck
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO